Radiology

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Radiology
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2013-02-17 20:25:50
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  1. when are expiration films done?
    in working up a pneumothorax
  2. are radiological tests most accurate tests?
    no
  3. Central lines should never enter what structure?
    • the heart because complications include
    • endocarditis
    • ¬†afib
    • bbb
  4. Best initial step for tension pneumothorax
    needle decompression in 2 nd right intercostal space
  5. the right or the left lung has a normal variant called the azygos lobe?
    right
  6. what pneumonias are bilaterall?
    • atypical
    • pcp
    • viral
  7. BEst intial test for chlamydia?
    pcp
    mycoplasma
    legionella?
    • IGM
    • bal
    • cold agglutinins
    • urine antigen
  8. when do you drain pancreatic pseudocysts?
    • if its more than 5 cm
    • enlarging
    • painful
  9. post operative air under the diaphragm?
    significance?
    no significance...it is normal
  10. best initial test for barium swallow showing esophagitis?
    • fluconazole if its better..continue
    • if its not better then endoscopy to look for hsv, cmv, kaposi
  11. PET tells you what?
    • if metastasis is present
    • residual cancer after sx
  12. Mri is superior for looking at what in the brain?
    • posterior fossa
    • cerebellum
  13. difference on ct between epidural and subdural bleeds?
    • epidural--pushes the brain in
    • subdural conforms to the brain
  14. next best step in managing a ring enhancing lesion in a pt with hiv and cd4<100?
    pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine
  15. steroids do what in infection or cancer in the brain?
    decrease edema
  16. head trauma best initial step?
    ct without contrast
  17. most accurate test for sinusitis?
    biopsy
  18. main managemtn for rib fracture?
    analgesiccs
  19. gallium follows the metabolism of what?
    iron
  20. rx for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis?
    • 3rd gen cephalosporin
    • albumin

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